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The Valencian Regional Mobility (AVM) has initiated the provision of new bus passenger service between Torrevieja and L'Altet airport in Alicante.
29 July 2012 @ 00:23

EP The Valencian Regional Mobility (AVM) has initiated the provision of new bus passenger service between Torrevieja and L'Altet airport in Alicante. The granting of this new service has a term of 10 years, as reported by the Government in a statement.

The service was created with the aim of increasing the competitiveness of the Alicante airport to other destinations, and complement the tourist offer in Torrevieja with a shuttle service "quality", indicated the sources.

Torrevieja, with a population over 100,000, and reaches half a million in the summer months, has a high percentage of foreign residents for many months, which means the "need" a direct and convenient service to the L'Altet airport.

Alicante airport with more than 10 million passengers a year, is located within 63 kilometers of Torrevieja, one of the most tourist cities of the Region. For the average length of stay, many of them of 15 days, has a high turnover of travelers. Also, is the origin and destination of many flights affordable rate, so the implementation of this service is intended to prevent the last stage of displacement, from the place of origin to final destination, Torrevieja, is a deterrent for its impact on the total price .

Service delivery, direct freeway running through intermediate stops from Torrevieja to the airport, is done with a single bus, which meets the requirements of Law 6/2011 Mobility, of Valencia, accessible for with reduced mobility and ability to move bicycle to a number equal to 20 percent capacity traveler.

Similarly, given the characteristics of the service, and users, the bus is equipped with wi-fi and especially adapted for transporting luggage.


The service will be provided with a greater number of trips each way, and for longer hours in high season. Thus, from October to May, there will be five trips in each direction, between 8.00 and 20.00, while the months between June and September are made seven trips in each direction, from 8.00 to 21.00. In any case, the passenger has a bus every two hours for their displacement, whatever the sense of it.

The traveler can use a single ticket, seven euros, for residents in the Valencia Region, over 65 years, has a 30 percent bonus, so its price is 5.9 euros.

SOURCE: DiarioInformacion  (Google translated).

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